Let me guess, one of the top 2 reasons for you to buy an EZCast dongle is to watch online videos on your TV.
The other reason is to play games on the big screen.
So we get a lot of questions about how to connect an EZCast 2 dongle to the internet, to get the best online video viewing experience, and also upgrade your dongles to the latest firmware.
The best way to ensure a great internet connection to both your smartphone, the screen mirroring source, and your EZCast dongle, the screen mirroring receiver, is to connect your dongle to a fast and stable internet through your local Wi-Fi network.
You need to first connect your smartphone to EZCast dongle’s Wi-Fi network, with the SSID and password shown on the screen.
Connect smartphone to EZCast’s Wi-Fi network.
Use Internet setting to connect dongle to a local Wi-Fi network.
You will be able to connect the EZCast dongle to a local Wi-Fi network to access the internet.
Finally, connect your smartphone to the same Wi-Fi network to start screen mirroring online videos on your EZCast-connected HDTV.
So what can you do if you are using EZCast without an accessible local Wi-Fi network, such as a hotel, youth hostel, or a client’s office?
Check out the video below to share your smartphone’s internet with your EZCast 2 dongle.
First connect your smartphone to the EZCast dongle’s Wi-Fi, so you can access the dongle with EZCast app.
Access the 3G4G function in the EZCast app to share mobile internet with your dongle.
After you execute the 3G4G function, you will be prompted to type in your phone’s mobile hotspot settings, so your dongle can connect to your mobile internet.
Type in your phone’s mobile hotspot settings.
Once you have entered the mobile hotspot settings, you will disconnect from the dongle and both the EZCast dongle and your phone will switch to the mobile hotspot to connect to the internet.